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Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance-era polymath whose theory of the universe placed the Sun rather than Earth at the center of the universe, in all likelihood independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had articulated similar ideas some eighteen centuries earlier... Read More

Born19 February 1473
Toruń (Thorn), Royal Prussia,
Kingdom of Poland
Died24 May 1543 (aged 70)
Frombork (Frauenburg),
Prince-Bishopric of Warmia,
Royal Prussia, Kingdom of
Poland
FieldsAstronomy, Canon law, Economics, Mathematics, Medicine, Politics
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